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The Center for Safer Schools serves to promote safe learning environments for North Carolina K-12 schools. The Center serves as a hub of information and technical assistance on school safety to school faculty and staff, law enforcement, youth-serving community agencies, juvenile justice officials, policymakers, parents/guardians and students.

Center staff focus on school climate, school discipline and emergency preparedness concerns for NC K-12 schools. Staff are available to provide trainings, guidance and technical assistance upon request for school faculty and staff, and those working with children and adolescents.


A Message from the Superintendent

As a society, we must find long-term solutions. In the meantime, school leaders must continue to take the actions in our power to prevent such tragedies in our schools.

Here are some things schools can do every day to enhance security for students and educators:
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A Message from the NCCFSS Executive Director
In the wake of recent school tragedies, the Center for Safer Schools sends its condolences to the many families impacted by the loss of loved ones. Our hearts are heavy. With school safety as top priority, the Center for Safer Schools would like to remind school district officials and community members of its many forms of trainings and resources available. Please click here for more information.

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